Internet, Democracy and Society

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Internet, Democracy and Society

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies, Political Science, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Assessment: presentation [30%], essay (2500 words) [70%] [overall pass required]

    This module explores the impact of the internet in society and democracy. It compares how digital media are used in business, politics and civil society; and examines how the internet has driven change in cultures and social systems. The module presents a range of theoretical perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the internet. It places these in the context of real world case studies and offers students opportunities to engage in related scenarios in the seminar setting.

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